Shelby Baptist Medical Center:Located in Alabaster, this facility is equipped with 252 beds and sees over 51,000 patients in the emergency department every year. Shelby offers advanced technology resources including a 3 Tesla MRI, a robotic surgery program, and a state-of-the-art cardiology suite. Shelby offers a full range of services to meet the diverse needs of patients including fast, life-saving response times for patients with chest pain or stroke symptoms; cardiology, including specialized surgical services; orthopedics, including rehabilitation; and psychiatric care.
Registered nurses practicing as first assistants in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative nursing role.
First assisting behaviors include certain delegated medical functions that can be assumed by the RN who is qualified to practice as an RNFA.
Registered nurse first assistant behaviors in the perioperative arena include, but are not limited to:
Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers.
Intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant techniques.
Postoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers in the immediate postoperative period and beyond.
Functions intraoperatively as a first assistant at surgery only and not concurrently as a scrub person or circulator.
Required: Diploma or ADN required. Successful completion of an RNFA program that meets the AORN standards for RN first assistant education programs. Preferred: BSN.
Required: 1 year assisting experience Preferred: 3 years circulating experience
Required: RN, BLS and CNOR Preferred: CRNFA
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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